Marjorie Lord

Marjorie Lord

  • Highest Rated: 43% Johnny Come Lately (Johnny Vagabond) (1943)
  • Lowest Rated: 43% Johnny Come Lately (Johnny Vagabond) (1943)
  • Birthday: Jul 26, 1918
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • While still of high-school age, Marjorie Lord was a contract ingenue at RKO, playing the deadpan leading lady in two Wheeler and Woolsey comedies: Off Again On Again (1937) and High Flyers (1937). She moved to Universal Pictures in the 1940s, where she was decorative (and little else) in the studio's serials, westerns, and "B" pictures (notably 1942's Sherlock Holmes in Washington). Her best role during this period was opposite James Cagney in Johnny Come Lately (1943); she later had the chance to essay a villainous characterization in the independently produced The Strange Mrs. Crane (1948). Full stardom eluded Lord until 1957, when she replaced Jean Hagen as Mrs. Danny Williams on TV's The Danny Thomas Show (aka Make Room for Daddy). She played Kathy Williams until the series' cancellation in 1964, then re-created the role in the 1969 "revival" series Make Room For Granddaddy. She continued acting until the mid-1980s. The mother of actress Anne Archer, with whom she appeared in the 1978 TV movie Harold Robbins' The Pirate., Lord died in 2015, at age 97.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet Side by Side Actor 1988
No Score Yet Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! Mrs. Martha Meade 1966
No Score Yet Chain Gang Rita McKelvey 1950
No Score Yet Riding High Mathilda Winslow 1950
No Score Yet Magnavox Theater - "The Three Musketeers" Actor 1950
No Score Yet Masked Raiders Gale/Diablo Kid 1949
No Score Yet The Argyle Secrets Marla 1948
No Score Yet New Orleans Grace Volselle 1947
No Score Yet Flesh And Fantasy Justine 1943
43% Johnny Come Lately (Johnny Vagabond) Jane 1943
No Score Yet Sherlock Holmes in Washington Nancy Partridge 1943
No Score Yet The Adventures Of Smilin' Jack Janet Thompson 1943
No Score Yet The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair Babs 1939
No Score Yet High Flyers Arlene 1937
No Score Yet Forty Naughty Girls June 1937

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